fakehatecrimes.org

fake hate crimes: a database of hate crime hoaxes in the usa



The purpose of this site is to compile a comprehensive database of the false reports of "hate crimes" committed (mostly) in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the original book on this subject. The books Hate Crime Hoax and Hate Crimes: Criminal Law & Identity Politics are recommended, as are the websites Watching the Watchdogs and Fake Hate Map.

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558. Twitter account of embattled #MeTooSTEM founder suspended / Untenured professor of neuroscience and MeTooSTEM founder BethAnn McLaughlin, admitted through her lawyer admitted of creating a fake Twitter account with fake confessions of racism at Universities an / 2020-08-03
Type of hoax: admitted - crime never took place

2020-02-01

Nashville Tennessee

Untenured professor of neuroscience and MeTooSTEM founder BethAnn McLaughlin, admitted through her lawyer admitted of creating a fake Twitter account with fake confessions of racism at Universities and sexual assault by a specific Vanderbilt University professor, and eventually a fake covid-19 death.

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